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will take on the seattle seahawks at 4:30 sunday afternoon at fedexfield. >>> coming up, doctors are keeping a close eye on secretary of state hillary clinton, who is now hospitalized with a blood clot. >>> pretty pleasant out here on the weather terrace. i'm meteorologist erica grow taking a look at some wintry weather possibly headed in our direction, but will any flakes actually fall on new year's day? we'll have that answer in the seven-day forecast. >>> up next, more blame leveled at the state department for the deadly terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. stay with us. we'll be right back. >>> new information about if deadly september 11th terrorist attacks inben gearksz libya. a report released by the senate committee on homeland security and government affairs blames the state department in large part for failing to respond to requests for more security. the report says terrorists essential walked right into the compound. >> the state department failed to take adequate steps to fill those gaps, failed to adequately fulfill requests from its own security department and
. >> beyond expectation, beyond our dreams. exciting to see everybody outf seattle andashiton, thank you. >> sunday in seattle was the first day that gay people could marry in washington state. the supreme court will take up the issue. which way will they go? >> striking down the federal law, defense of ameritech, saying that we don't recognize -- defense of marriage act, saying we don't recognize marriage and it is it, but i cannot imagine the courts sayin tors. that you e going to ha to marry -- courts saying to mrs. to be that you have to marry same-sex couples. conservatives worry that is their last shot at this, that what it much harder to invalidate -- >> you can see where this train is going. there is going to be gay marriage in the united states. >> we have not had such a rapid change on social is used as on this issue of what the urt shld n dos do what it did on abortion, get in the way by imposing its will. let this happen through the legislatures. >> "the supreme court follows election returns, and if that is the case, you'll see a sea change in a marriage, because it is grow
mohamed? what? and is the seattle police department going out of its way to hire stoners? and finally who is "time's" person of the year? the shocking answer that was not so shocking. it feels good to get that off my chest. greg this. >> thanks, andy. >> you becha. >> glad to see me? >> sure. >> i guess it does president matter because they were going to the -- i guess it doesn't matter because they were 2ing to the transition. >> they could frost the christmas turkey just by sneezing on it which is disgusting. i am here with remi spencer. and if jokes were ice he would be the arctic circle because that's where you find a lot of ice. it is joe devito. and in brazil, he is considered a porta potty. it is bill schulz. and if thoughtful commentary was a library many would enter him before finals. sit ks next to me -- sitting next to me, nick gillespie. it is reason tv and reason.com. and his reporting stinks because he is written by sphynx. not sure if i am happy to see you. >> "less miserables" is about to debut six days from now. nothing that an impartial paper like myself cares about such
41-34 upset of the patriots 13-6 but the seattle is red hot behind rookie quarterback, russell wilson had a solid defense. 50-17 they beat buffalo and before that, arizona. that is 118 points in just two games. coach harbaugh passed if there were any similarities between the forty-niners and seattle. >> yes, they are enthusiastic and play well. i think that it is always a big, emotional game every single leak. we' alway taking that approach every single--week. the next game is the biggest week of the season. >> seattle is a 6-0 it is going to be difficult for them to have a victory but the raiders, have not had much of anything to cheer about howeverit's no secret that the raiders best player is likely their kicker. and today sebastian janikowski was named the afc special teams player of the week after he accounted for all the scoring in the raiders 15-nothing win over kansas city janikowski player of week and today he was named the afc special teams player of the week after he accounted for all the scoring in the raiders 15-nothing win over kansas city sebassas he is affectionately c
on merchandise gs business as ad revenue declines. police in seattle are hunting for the people who stole 7,000 anyone tendoes sfwriptd seattle air cargo warehouseÑi# near sea-tac airport saturday night or sunday morning. police say thieves used forklifts to lift into two interesting developments there. taking a look at markets, stocks declining. investors remain concerned democrats and rinz won't be able to come to an agreement on those zpaukz as for your bloomberg silicon valley index, it also closed lower, apple, cisco drags on the day.eqyx the street.com and three former executives settled an akgt fraud investigation with fcc accusing of inflating the numbers at a company the street used to own under the deal, eric ashman and former promotions.com will be a combined $375,000 fine. they neither denied nor admitted wrong doing. larry and ama, back to you. >> thank you. >> there is a beautiful day outside. and really cold. >> sunny, chilleddy. yes we have a chill in the air. it's a crisp day.-i#uñ getting closer to winter. freezing cold this morning. heading into another night of cold co
in seattle. this could be a trap game. the defense will have their hands full with running back lynch. the cal bears are the lead dog on this ground offensive sled. he gets into beast mode where one man cannot bring him down. >> he runs with low gravity. it takes more than one person to bring him down. it is a defense that it took one person to make the play which we never do. >> that game is prime time on sunday night. now, stanford has locked up the head football coach david shaw to a long-term contract extension. it is the second year of a four-year deal. the terms of the contract were not released by the school. coach shaw has lead with back to back 11 seasons. cardinals will face wisconsin in the rose bowl on january 1st. leading the way as usual for stanford the hoop and the foulment she had a game high 21 points and 15 rebounds. now tied at 45 and a little under a minute to go and gets the friendly roll. 53-49 the final. if the world ends on friday it has been nice working with you guys. >> are you off the next two days ? >> i am off the next two. >>> coming up, here is a way t
island or seattle, washington. they lived right next to seattle this other. he was always looking for the next thing. he moved from kansas to california, several time to seattle to why. so she came along with the family but she graduated an excellent public school in seattle. she was the only child. her name is stanley ann. i can take a story some other time. so she's there as a freshman. it's been there since 1959. also an undergraduate, even though much older, but that they do sign up for beginning russian class. this was during in schools all over this story considered the most important thing the public schools could do to prepare for the cold war and the race for the russians. they both ended up in a russian class and that's where they began. >> host: how long did they know each other before they got married? >> guest: they knew each other for five runs. while they've added september, they got married in february. she got pregnant before that. everything about it but us, you know, it was not a normal co
the tracks. i've never seen that before. all captured on this video. this is north of seattle near everette. that freight train was carrying 11 containers some of them were knocked over, split open. but luckily no one was hurt. by the way, those train tracks are closed. they will stay closed until tomorrow. >>> oakland city council did not reach a decision about the proposed lake merritt dog park, delaying the vote until january. jean quan refused to cast the tie-breaking vote. some people say the proposed area should be left for humans. but others say there's no place nearby to let dogs run off leash. >>> another redwood city marina reportedly may be sold displacing more than 100 people who live on their boats. sources tell ktvu that a buyer has been found for the docktown marina. this comes after tenants after nearby pete's harbor were given a january eviction date. people who live there, say 120 people will be forced to relocate. they say many people who live on their boats are on a fixed income and cannot afford to move. >>> 7:25. sal, can you use your traffic magic to help the folks on
's hollywood minute. the patrick dempsey is leading a group a seattle- based chain filed bankruptcy in october it is closing a number of from performing location. a judge must approve the sale of the store. there says he is excited about the opportunity to give hundreds of jobs and give back to seattle and becoming a larger part of the economic growth. could he be any mcdreamier. >> her rep conference that mr. and mrs. rock'n'roll way in your earlier this month. only a few friends and her children were in attendance. isd marriage. randy can say the boy is mi >> parade begins a the boy's mind. she is encased in a executive at a record company. for hollywood minute i am hollywoodcorridan. >> tens of thousands of people are gone and san diego to watch the 16 winner schnitzel winter nationals. >> each-teldachshuknds raced at a 56 ft. track $4,000 prize and the title fastest when a dog. >> oscar a brown sachshuknd from tustin, arizona was the winner. >> preparations are underway for the family and your cue ball dropped a times square in new york city. >> workers installed waterford crystal triangle
rookie quarterback led them on a 97- yard drive. 14-yarder. seattle 17-14. chicago ties it. over time. wilson leads the hawks on another long drive. hits rice. that is in the end zone. give credit for the game winning touchdown catch. seattle 23-17. they are a game and a half back of the 49ers. another rookie quarterback, andrew luck keeps indianapolis in the race. andrew luck threw three interceptions and four touchdown passes. 42-yarder. draws the colts within 5 of the lions. then andrew luck another long drive. no time. colts win 35-33. 8-4. lions 4-8. mark sanchez threw three picks against arizona today. mark sanchez replaced by greg mcelroy. not tim tebow. greg mcelroy. and in his nfl debut. the only touchdown of the game. that is it. that is enough. jets win 7-6. today peyton manning throws three touchdown passes against tampa bay. miller takes it back for his first nfl touchdown. broncos 31-22. what an emotional day for the chiefs. one day after jovan belcher commits murder-suicide. brady quinn for the three yard score. chiefs 27-21. coming up, college basketball is in full swi
serious issues. >> reporter: neal karlinsky in seattle. >> we want to know, are you rethinking your kid's video game habits? logon to weigh in. >> "the new york post" reported -- >> that's right, they're reporting that adam lanza's mother was thinking about putting him in a mental institution, committing him and he found out about it and perhaps that is why the carnage ensued. >> and we've been wondering all along, the question why. that may be one of the answers. we'll be back. >>> now it's time for "the mix." you know i love this story because it's dear to me. >> extremely. >> apparently 2 out of 5 women admitted they often avoid going to the gym so they do not mess up their hair-dos. that is right. a study of women revealed 40% admitted to avoiding exercise because they didn't want to ruin their dos. i struggle with that. guy to the gym, everything is sweaty, and i even just ordered the save my do thing from an infomercial so that you can work out and try to save your do. >> save my do. >> yes! because it's a real issue. >> you wrapped it around and did it work? >> any way. >> that w
with a win in seattle. this could be a big game, coming off the criam with the patriots. 49er defense will have their hands full with russell wilson but more importantly with marshawn lynch. he takes the pressure off with the offense. they call him the beast. it will take a team effort to bring him down to earth. >> it is low gallery and it takes more than one person to bring him down. and as a defense, we have one person that makes the play but we never do. >> raiders travel to the carolina, this entire team is audition mode. general manager, head coach will be evaluating the next few weeks but also realize it takes a few weeks to get everybody on the same page on both sides of ball. >> any time you get an entire new staff it will take time to figure things out and get comfortable. you can't let that frustrate you. good or bad plays, it's a chance to learn and figure out how to get better. >> stanford coach, long term contract extension and four-year deal. stanford, like his predecessor jim harbaugh. terms were not released by the school but back-to-back wins. they will take them to
seattle based coffee. he has a strong tie to the city. the tv show is set there. who was the most generous celebrity of 2012? ♪ flush >> you guessed it. it is tailor swift according to the web site do something.org. this year she donated $4 million to the country muse you cic hal fame museum and became the recipients of ripple of hope award. >> time for the starting lineup. they can start packing their bags for hawaii. the roster has been released. payton manning and viking running back adrien peterson headline the choices. other notables aaron rogers calvin johnson and victor cruise. >> talk about a dramatic finish for the nicks after blowing a 14 point lead to phoenix j.r. smith hits the difficult buzzer beater to give the nicks the 99-97 win. >> also without carmella anthony due to injury ryes. quarterback tim tebow firing back to the critics saying it reports he never told rex ryan he wouldn't run the team's wildcats package. >>> coming up an old-fashioned photo shop is facing a fine because one of the most popular products, candy. why the shop may be forced to stop selling one class
more video tonight. this one, from seattle. since a lot of people are doing double takes at the jack and the bean stalk christmas tree, so big it burst through the roof of a house. or not. the homeowner is an architect. he chopped off the top of a tree, attached it to plywood, bolted the whole thing to his roof for a holly jolly joke for santa, when he lands on the roof next week. good night, everyone. >>> tonight, team coverage of another south bay gun scare, closing a freeway today after a government car was hit by gunfire. >> shots fire ntd bay vu. a neighborhood is rattled by bullets as residents cry out for answer autos an assault in ben gazy. an expert offers a perspective on the death of a bay area diplomat and security lapse in libya. >> plus, abc 7 news follows up with a crime crime vim who came out of a coma for thanksgiving. now home for christmas. >>> from sky 7 hd here is the bullet-riddled car of a south bay marine recruiter the apparent target of a shooting today on a busy south bay freeway. good evening. >> i'm larry beil. that marine is talking with investigators now
deal in atlanta, 56. mostly cloudy in st. louis, 58. snow ending in denver, 23. breezy in seattle, 43 degrees. members charged in the hazing death of one of their pledges turned themselves in. nine more turned themselves in. 19-year-old david bogenberger died in november after drinking heavily during a northern illinois university frat house party. his blood level was more than five times the legal limit. if found guilty the students face up to a year in jail. >>> the bodies of two murderers were exhumed tuesday. richard hickcock and perry smith were hanged for murdering a the clutter family in holcomb, kansas, in 1959. before their capture, they fled to florida and may have murdered a family there one month later. prosecutors show dna evidence will link hickcock and smith to the murders. >>> a manhunt in illinois for two bank robbers who escaped jail from chicago. police say they tied two bed sheets together and scaled down 20 stories. investigators also found fake metal bars in their cell and each bed stuffed with clothing to make it look like a body. the inmates were gone for more
considering andrew luck and russell wilson in seattle. >>> many figures in the sports community have reached out to those affected by the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. titans running back chris johnson was among those who lent his support yesterday sending christmas gifts to the family of 7-year-old grace mcdonnell. johnson also spoke to mcdonnell's older brother jack on the phone and gave the family his phone number in case they needed help in the future. >>> derek jeter called the mother of 27-year-old teacher victoria soto who was killed while protecting her first grade students. soto was such a fan of the yankees that it was mentioned as part of her eulogy. jeter did that without being prompted. he did it all on his own. the miami dolphins sent flowers in the memory of mary sherlach after learning she was an avid fan of that team. joe philbin said we just thought it would be the right thing to do. >>> get a little bit of a lighter note coming up here next on the water cooler. also coming up on "morning joe," congress heads home for the holidays without securing a deal to avoid what co
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to a screening in seattle. it's standing room only. >> it's a room about poverty and we've fill add room with 500 people. thank you, guys. >> their passion is projected on screen and the audience is eating it up. >> it's inspiring because it's their story and i love that it's through their eyes and how they experienced poverty. >> reporter: they're now living full tomb on a borrowed bus, promoting their project and asking everyone to lend a hand. >> we're asking you each to make a commitment hour small, to impact the life of somebody else. >> reporter: in their case all it took was a dollar and the value of the lesson is not in what it buys but what it begins. for "cbs this morning," carter evans, seattle. >> a story worth telling. i was going to say, kudos for them for bringing it to us. >> a very valuable lesson they bring to us about how many people share a dollar. >> it's friday. our christmas party is tonight. >> will you be on the dance floor? >> i doubt it. >> we will have evidence on monday. >> that's why i won't do it. as we leave you, let's take a l
in seattle, but the quintessential new year's eve celebration takes place in times square, new york city, going to be a little breezy. so bundle up. temperatures in the 30s. you get down to some of the areas where the tall buildings are, you get kind of the funneling of the wind, and the result, it's going to feel a little colder than 36 degrees. take awe cross the country. here comes the rainfall for the southeast. in atlanta, it will hold off until after midnight. indianapolis, we'll see 31 degrees at midnight. but the coldest areas that we can find across the lower 48 states will be in the dakotas and the midwest with singlie digits, but that is very deceiving because it's going to feel like minus 20, minus 30 degree windchill factors in those areas. in the central united states, salt lake city only 16 degrees for your new year's celebration. we go towards the west coast, we could see visibility problems as far as seattle is concerned. as the next storm system is expected to move onshore. want to show you where that snowfall is going to be locatesed. primarily right across interstate
. be that as it may an industry is taking shape around these new laws. joined in seattle by the director of hemp fest mcpeak and denver managing director of dixie edibles trip keebler. get it? you first, hemp fest, what is it and are you happy? >> hemp fest is the world's largest annual can business reform event. we get about 1 can any business into you thattists come out without incident. these laws are fixing a problem that doesn't exist and he we are really excited that washington state has taken a huge step forward tore equality and liberty. >> what i understand could've production are you going to sell besides the old roll and smoke them if you have got them. >> good evening, geraldo. it is a manufacturer of infused products. primarily the aspect being thc providing euphoria to patients here in the state of colorado and hopefully elsewhere. >> geraldo: did you bring any displays? >> i did, indeed. i have a small displal of some of our various products which would include medicated elixirs, 12-ounce medicated elixir would provide the equivalent of 40 milligrams of thc to a consumer or patient. we
of her life here in crystal mountain south of seattle. >> amazing. >> she says she looked down, and saw the snow moving strangely beneath her. >> i saw like a crack. you know, you hear a little pop when it starts to go. i realized it was an avalanche. push immediate into a tree. all of a sudden, i was encased. i couldn't move. >> she was buried. her first thought how to breathe. her left hand could move just enough to get snow away from her mouth. >> my head was down facing down a little bit. so,k( i, like, had to kind of scoop snow away. i breathed in snow a little bit. that was scary. >> that saved your life, having that left hand free to get a little bit away. >> yes. i was like kind of a sitting position. my right arm was stuck out. out to my side. couldn't move it. >> then, second wave hit her. a wave of fear. that she might not be found. >> i felt very alone. and i felt like, you know this, could be it. >> a helpless, horrifying feeling like when this snowmobiler caused an avalanche then bury add life earlier this year in washington state. >> shovel, shovel! >> his friends frantic
. rain from seattle to san francisco. up to two feet of mountain snow in the cascades and sierra nevada. light snow in the rockies. showers in the northeast. severe storms from the ohio valley all the way down to the florida panhandle. >> 82 in miami. 50s from boston to baltimore. mostly 40s across the midwest. 30s in the northern rockies and pacific northwest. >>> and now to health concerns for outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. she's been battling a stomach virus that's led to other complications. with more on this, here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: hillary clinton is at home, recovering from a concussion, as well as a stomach virus. in fact, the two are related. the state department says the secretary returned from her latest trip with a stomach bug. but last week, clinton became dehydrated and fainted at her home. she apparently hit her head, because officials say she suffered a concussion. it's the second time in eight years she's fainted because of a stomach bug. but she's generally healthy, as she told barbara walters who asked about a possible presidential run in
a train near seattle. john hill started recording. >> i thought the rest of the rail cars were going to pile up and come through the fence and get me. so i was trying to get out of the car. >> reporter: it's not just mud. the western region of the u.s. has been blanketed with heavy snow, rain and powerful winds that knocked down trees, power lines and created dangerous driving conditions. >> when i got stopped here, it started sliding backwards and i had no control for a little bit of time. >> reporter: at least 16 states have experienced winter warnings and watches so far this week. and as the weather heads east it continues to dump more snow, making holiday skiers and snowboarders happy. >> i'm gearing up for a really good christmas. >> reporter: with that weather moving through, a travel warning to the 93 million people expected to hit the road this holiday. rob and sunny? >> thanks, brandy. >>> travelers planning to fly or drive need to pay attention to this storm. >> oh, yeah. our coverage continues with jim dicky at accuweather. good morning. >> good morning. a storm system dev
, serious snow expected there in the next several days. look at the west coast and seattle, the snow levels have been down as low as 200 feet. they will go up to 400 feet for the afternoon. some of these snowfall totals, very substantial going into the next several days. could see 10 or 20 inches of snowfall. but in the midwest, this is what we'll focus on. we haven't seen a significant snow event like this. this one occurs as we go into wednesday and then for thursday, so you're traveling into chicago or des moines or topeka, wichita and even into denver. you could expect perhaps some delays later on in the workweek. how about 48-hour snowfall totals? spokane just under 5 inches being reported there. in libby, montana, two-day snow totals just about 2 feet. and newtown, connecticut, right now overcast with rain. the temperature a cold rain. 41 degrees. the winds are out of the east and northeast but as we go into the next five days, we'll look at a little bit of a break weatherwise. those temperatures will remain in the 40s but then as we go into friday, the rain is going to return and a 2
with the feds. more now from nbc's kristen dahlgren. >> four, three, two, one! whooo! >> reporter: at seattle landmarks, a celebration. [ cheers ] >> reporter: washington state's new law makes it legal for adults to possess up to one ounce of marijuana. >> the fist legal imported in washington state. >> reporter: the initiative, passed in the november election, is modeled on alcohol laws. it's still illegal to drive if impaired or possess pot if you're under 21. and technically you're not allowed to smoke in public. though seattle police received a directive to issue verbal warnings only. this is what you can legally possess, one ounce. you can use it in private but stores still won't be licensed to sell it for recreational use for another year. so without a prescription there is still no sale. recreational users are going to say where am i going to go to buy this marijuana? if it's illegal to sell marijuana still. >> reporter: federal law still prohibits marijuana use in any state, and the department of justice is reviewing possible actions. >> the federal government might prosecute anyone w
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in the journal "prevention." it tracked 1,100 pedestrians in seattle, washington and found more than a third of people text, talk or listen to music when they cross the street. only one in four people followed the proper safety protocol, looking both ways and obeying the light. vehicle-pedestrian accidents kill 4,000 people every year in the u.s. and injure 60,000 others. the man who co-invented the bar code joseph woodland has died in new jersey. woodland's bar codes are on nearly every product in stores today. he came up with the idea after drawing morse code dots and dashes in the sand on a miami beach, absent-mindedly letting his fingers drag a series of parallel lines instead. the idea was patented in 1952 but not put into wide use until the 1970s. woodland was 91 years old. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to margaret. >> warner: 18 days and counting until the end of the year when the government reaches the edge of the so-called fiscal cliff. congressional correspondent kwame holman kicks off our coverage tonight >> reporter: late in the day, house speaker john boeh
villages. bales' faces a court martial at joint base lewis-mcchord near seattle. no member of the u.s. military has been executed since 1961. the united nations suspended its polio vaccination campaign in pakistan today, after two more workers were killed. six other volunteers were shot dead earlier in the week. suspicion fell on the taliban. the militant group accuses the health workers of acting as u.s. spies, and it claims the vaccine makes children sterile. senior officials at the b.b.c. were absolved today of covering up claims of sex crimes committed byong-time star jimmy savile. he died last year, and the b.b.c. later shelved an expose' that he abused and raped scores of underage girls for decades. the scandal erupted anyway, and the public broadcaster was widely criticized. today, an independent review blamed incompetence, but not bad faith. >> when the full force of the affair broke in october this year, the bbc's management system proved completely incapable of dealing with it. the level of chaos and confusion was even greater than was apparent at the time. several individ
. it happened yesterday north of seattle. officials say the debris slipped off a 100-foot high slope just as the freight train rolled through the area. look at that. it derailed seven cars. some of them reportedly carrying chemicals used in cleaning supplies and fertilizers. haz-mat crews said there was no danger. a spokesman says rocks and trees covered a different section of nearby tracks after a separate mud slide just hours after this one. >>> at least four people are dead and seven more hurt after a pair of apartment buildings collapsed. that tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. italy. emergency officials say structural problems brought down the town houses overnight in sicily. crews rescued several people from the rubble, including a young girl. she's reportedly okay. firefighters ordered residents to evacuate another building nearby. >>> fiji. a powerful cyclone tore through the pacific island nation. heavy winds ripped roofs off homes and churches. torrential rains flooded roads. thousands of people evacuated. no word of anybody killed. that same storm last week killed se
retailers that have closed down. >> based in seattle, amazon was started in the mid-90s to sell books online and forears made no profit, but it soon became clear that the founder and his notoriously secretive company had bigger plans. they started expanding in the late 1990s into videos, music, games, electronics, kitchenware, clothing, shoes, business services, information storage. amazon turned the corner to profitability in 2002, and today, amazon is a $100 billion global company. and though he declined our request for an interview, he recently told fortune magazine -- >> our goal is to be the most customer obsessed company. we like tofia find, is there someone out there doing some element better than we, and if so, how do we improve? >> while that may be good news for millions of consumers who enjoy amazon's low prices, it is daunting for many businesses. even those that call amazon a partner. >> it's a wolf in sheep's clothing, is probably a better way to describe it. >> this woman is a retail analyst at forests research, and she said amazon has a pattern. find a company with a good pro
francisco and seattle with rain. by monday, the west coast clears out. but here's the little interesting nugget that could happen. on monday, watch what happens here in the gulf. moisture comes up from the gulf, an area of low pressure develops. this is the deep south. birmingham to new orleans to atlanta, could be a wet christmas. rain, not a white one. then we could see this area of low pressure develop, and it's from tuesday to thursday in the mid-atlantic and northeast, we could be looking at another storm. we'll have to keep our eyes on that model. forecast, though, for today, pretty blustery. watching us from the northeast, new york city could see a few snow showers coming down. but the winds are pretty strong. so it's pretty chilly. so some snow in western great lakes. of course, we're seeing that, the lake-effect snow guns firing off. another wet day on the west coast, randi, from seattle to san francisco. another tough travel day there. but this is the end of the line. things begin to clear out. the balance of the country is cold and driempt ay. and the eastern section is windy.
. fortunately we have relatively quiet weather through parts of california and portions of seattle. showers across the portions of the pacific northwest. as we head into tomorrow and wednesday we have a new storm system that will be arriving producing a lot of heavy rain, three to six inches. the ground is saturated from the last series of storm systems. this could pose big issues across the areas already hit very hard with all this rain. look at the future radar as we head into tuesday and wednesday more rain. basically the northern parts of the rockies we have snowfall. we'll see snowfall across portions of the west coast but even into the northern rockies. dealing with more moisture across portions of west coast even though we dealt with a number of storm systems. jon, very quickly another big story how incredibly warm it has been across the center of the country. 70 degrees for high temperatures in kansas city and 80 in the city of dallas. jon: wow. >> possibly record-setting temperatures. jon: december surprise. maria molina thank you. >> thanks. jenna: you might expect this next story
's a risk of landslides, like that one, in everett. the ground could also slide in seattle, tacoma and bremerton. one year, 365 days. that's how long american scott kelley and a russian will spend on the sbrshl space station. his trip will be the longest by an american on a single mission. john zarrella joins us now. tell us more, john. >> reporter: holding a briefing about the mission now and what to expect. in about an hour or so, maybe a little less, kelly and his russian counterpart will also hold a press briefing and talk about, you know, how they were selected, the process. and what they expect. you know, this is a huge, huge step, if you want to do a deep space mission, because so little is known about the long-term effects of weightlessness on the body. if you're talking about going to an asteroid or mars, you're talking about round trip missions of a year or two years if you're going to go to mars. weightlessness affects the blood pressure, eyesight. it affects bone density. it affects muscle mass. so many different things beyond just the technical issues that have to be u
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